Definitions for ultramontanist

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ul•tra•mon•ta•nism*ˌʌl trəˈmɒn tnˌɪz əm(n.)

  1. the policy of the party in the Roman Catholic Church that favors increasing and enhancing the power and authority of the pope.

    Ref: Compare Gallicanism.

* (sometimes cap.).

Origin of ultramontanism:

1820–30; < F ultramontanisme



  1. ultramontanist(Noun)

    A supporter of ultramontanism.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ultramontanist(noun)

    one who upholds ultramontanism


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